Training of Basic Life Support (BHD) in Efforts to Increase Skill Handling of the Cardiac Arrest on Community in Trenggalek Regency

  • Rahmania Ambarika STIKes Surya Mitra Husada Kediri
  • Novita Ana Anggraini
Keywords: Basic Life Support Training (BHD), Common people, Skill, Cardiac arrest


One of the most potentially life-threatening emergency conditions that requires immediate treatment is cardiac arrest. Cardiac arrest events outside the hospital. Death occurs usually because of the inability of a helper to treat the patient in the emergency phase. The inability is caused by the severity, the inadequacy of the equipment, the lack of knowledge in providing basic help, so that it is not trained to handle emergency conditions. The purpose of this study is to know the Effect of Basic Life Support Training (BHD) on Lay People to Knowledge and Behavior of Cardiac Arrest Handling.

This research used pre-experimental one-group pre-test post-test design method. Population All residents in RT 14 RW 03 Blimbing Village Dongko District Trenggalek Regency amounting to 450 families. Purposive Sampling Sampling Technique with sample of 30 respondents. The research instrument used Standart Operating Procedur and questionnaire.

Based on the results of the study found that all respondents 100% (30 people) have less skill. Most respondents 67% (20 people) after being given BHD training almost all respondents 76.5% (23 people) there was a good skill increase in providing relief for cardiac arrest patients.

Statistical test results obtained p-value is 0,000 <0.05 means reject Ho conclusion there is influence Training BHD On Public Community to  improve skill of Handling Cardiac arrest. Factors that affect a person's ability are the level of education, and the provision of information, from the results of research shows by providing information with the provision of training can affect knowledge and directly affect the improvement of community's ability in handling cardiac arrest.